Commercial Lease Renegotiation: The Preparation Stage

1) Consider the potential positive impact of lease renegotiation on your business. Clarify your reasons and understand the exact nature of your current circumstances. Compared to one, two, or even three years ago, what percent are gross sales down? What percentage increases the cost of doing business? What percentage is the net profit down? By what percentage has pedestrian traffic […]

Defining leadership and exercising it: the key success factor missing in change management

How you define and exercise leadership in today’s climate will be a major determining factor in the fortunes of your organization, and especially in the context of managing change. Let’s define leadership: leadership is the process by which one person influences others to achieve a goal. Leaders have a vision that they share with others. It is the leader who […]

I need more deductions!

We can start filing the personal tax return in a few days, next Monday. (Note that the IRS STILL won’t have several forms ready to go until the end of next week. Thanks to retroactive changes in the law that Congress passed late last month.) So, let’s go over what it can and can’t do. Oh no you can’t! Let’s […]

Measure the results of your direct mail campaign

You have found a knowledgeable and experienced listing broker. With their help, you have selected an optimal direct mailing list based on your ideal target audience. You have decided on the perfect design for your mail piece and now you are ready to go. But wait, how are you going to track your direct mail? It has always been thought […]

The verification rule in the UK

The UK verification rule – what is it? It is based on a simple legal rule which means that if you write a check to pay someone money, you are creating a contract by writing the check. If, for example, you have worked for someone who then pays you with a check and then the check is bounced, for example, […]

Introduction to business loans

Business loans refer to the transfer of funds from a lender, usually a financial institution, to a borrower. In this case, the borrowers are companies and the financial institutions are banks. The interest to be paid and the repayment schedule are decided by the bankers and the borrower accepts those terms. Lenders can offer secured or unsecured loans. Secured loans […]

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